Scholarship & Funding Opportunities

  • The College Scholarship application for current students (i.e., those continuing their studies in Fall 2022) is open. There is a 2.6 GPA and the deadline to apply is March 21. Click here for details. 

  • Students with a minimum 3.7 GPA and limited international travel experience are encouraged to apply for the fully-funded Fulbright Summer Institute program in the United Kingdom. Depending on the chosen destination, students will study alongside leading European researchers, develop knowledge in specific fields, and much more. Click here for details
  • The Kentucky Women in Agriculture organization is offering a $1,000 scholarship for women who are full-time students entering their junior year in college through graduate school. Applicants must have at least a 2.5 GPA, seeking an agricultural-related degree, and be enrolled as a full-time student. The deadline to submit an application is June 30. Click here to view the application. 

Career Development Events 

  • The University of Kentucky Stuckert Career office will be hosting a Part-time Jobs Fair on Tuesday, February 1 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. The Part-time Jobs Fair is a great opportunity for students to connect with local employers. To register for this event, click here.

Campus Events 

  • This Monday - Wednesday in Seay Auditorium from 5:00 to 8:00 PM, join Sigma Alpha Sorority for their 2022 Spring Recruitment. Sigma Alpha is a Professional Agriculture sorority for women who have a passion for the agriculture industry, looking to connect with other students, and seeking potential career connections. Click here for more information. 

  • All students are invited to join the University of Kentucky Creativity club on Wednesday, February 2 from 6:00 to 7:00 pm in the Johnson Classroom located on the 2nd floor in the Lucille Caudill Little Fine Arts Library. The club will discuss what opportunities there are for everyone to participate and creative ways to achieve a dream. Click here to sign up. 
  • Want to get involved on campus, but not sure where to start? Stop by the UK Involvement Fair from 2:00 to 5:00 on Wednesday, February 2 in the UK Student Center Ballroom. Click here for details

Fundraising Events 

  • The Emerging Entomologists are selling Valentine's gifts handcrafted by the members of the club. Proceeds from this fundraiser support the club's existence and allow The Emerging Entomologists to provide opportunities and engagement in entomology to undergraduate students. Items are for sale online on Monday, February 7 through Friday, February 11 through the Facebook page, and in-person on Thursday, February 10 and Friday, February 11. See the Facebook page for more details. 
  • Horticulture Club Students will be offering bud vases, Valentine-themed planters, and cat grass for their Valentines' Day fundraiser. The Fundraiser will be on Monday, February 14 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm near the Deli area of the Agriculture Science Center North building. Click here for more information. 

Paid Openings

  • The W.P. Garrigus Animal Lab is seeking a student to help assist with general housekeeping (sweeping, moping, etc.) in the basement, when no animals are present cleaning animal rooms, reporting any issues that may arise to the lab coordinator, other assignments can arise throughout the semester. Contact Ann Leed for more information. 
  • The Gonthier Agroecology Lab seeks students for the upcoming field season to work on various projects, including: cucurbit pollination by wild and managed bees, spotted wing drosophila (SWD) control in raspberry, and integrated vegetable production/pastured poultry systems. All experiments take place at the UK Horticulture Research Farm (South Farm). Job duties may include: lifting, pushing, or pulling objects up to 50 lbs.; working outside in the field during the summer months in all weather conditions; assisting with data collection; establishment, maintenance, and harvest of field crops; caring for poultry (may require additional training); irrigation installation and maintenance; transplanting crops. Students seeking independent research projects are encouraged! Pay will be contingent on experience. For more details, email David Gontheir at